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Honduras

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Honduras - The Blumenschein Clinic

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At this time Honduras is on the State Travel Warning website. You may not go to Honduras until the warning has been lifted, with the following exceptions:

School of Medicine

  • Summer Following 1st year - Clinical/Research opportunities at the Blumenschein Clinic in La Buena Fe (rural location)
  • 4th Year - February elective rotation at the Blumenschein Clinic in La Buena Fe (rural location).

Visa

US Passport holders do not need a visa for visits of less than 90 days.  Passports need to be valid for at least 6 months after entry and a return/onward ticket needs to be presented upon arrival.

Application Process

Communicate your interest to the Office of International Programs

Fees

$700 per 4 weeks - Covers room, board and in country transportation.

Paid after acceptance and prior to start of rotation - personal checks are accepted.  

Payable to: Blumenschein Clinic Foundation

Mail to: 
BCF
c/o Pamela E Stewart MD
2007 Bison Dr.
Garden City, KS 67846

Rotation Information

  • 7:00 - Breakfast
  • 8:15 - Clinic 
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • 1:15 - Clinic
  • 4:30 - End Clinic
  • 6:30 - Supper  

Skill Opportunities

Evaluate, diagnose and treat, acute and chronic disease with mostly your physical exam and history

  • Knee injections
  • IM injections
  • Suturing
  • Removals
  • I&D
  • Extensive wound care- venous stasis ulcers, chronic   

Medical students prepare and give two 30-45 min talks on a medical issue relevant to the tropics and poverty in developing countries.   You will give these to the staff so we like to have it something useful to help them treat and diagnose patients, or increase their basic understanding of the topic (new receptor in DM or approach to Hispanics with HTN....) Will plan for these to be given the 3rd and 4th  weeks of the rotation.  I have some book resources on site - family medicine text, dermatology, parasitology, as tropical medicine text... as well as a personal subscription to Up To Date available when there is internet.     Residents prepare M&M at least once during the month and twice if the opportunity presents.  Thursday afternoons are the M&M conferences and topic presentations.

Housing

Students stay at dorms on-site - cost is included with the fees.

Additional Information


Past Years

2017

2016

2015

Powerpoints

      Spencer Thiel - Guatemala and Honduras   


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Last modified: Nov 18, 2019
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